Friday, May 10, 2013

Another Top Quilted

This picture was taken at 2:40 this morning.  Yes, I did it again.  I finished quilting this one at 4:30 a.m.  The good thing is, I can sleep in to make up for staying up all night!
 
 
 
 
I cut this quilt out at least three years ago and had sewn some of the blocks together.  I saw it on a blog, sorry no clue which one.  It is extremely simple as long as you keep your "peaks" going in the same direction.  The fact that I did not always do that means I have another one of these started.   There are some fun fabrics in this one that I think a boy might enjoy.  This one will be going to the Boys' Home, too.  That makes FOUR finished!  Yay!
 
 
  
In other news, I was awakened this morning by pounding on our roof.  When I got up to see what was happening, this is the sight that greeted me outside the front door.  Hail!  Lots of it and pounding down like crazy.   
 
 
 
There was a good bit of breakage of tender vegetation in the back yard, but nothing that won't grow back.  Except the plums which now litter the ground!  I am really thankful  It could have been so much worse.
 
Really weird!
 
Hope you have a wonderful weekend.  We have more rain forecast, but we do still need it.  Hopefully it won't be too much.
 
Hugs and kisses,


7 comments:

  1. Wow, You did a great job on this one.. I don't think I could keep my eyes open that late..I saw on the weather where those storms were coming through pretty bad.. Hail will do a number on things.. Sorry you lost your plums but glad ya'll are safe.. Happy Mother's Day..

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  2. Serious storm.... I'm glad your family was safe.... Awesome Quilt project.

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  3. Happy Friday Elaine! And Happy Mother's Day! It must feel great to be getting all that sewing done! Good for you.

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  4. What a beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing pictures of all the hail. Wow!

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  5. Beautiful quilt, Elaine! More power to you, quilting that late/early!! I couldn't do it, for sure! Whoop whoop!!

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  6. Wow, that was some bad hail. Sorry about the plums. None of our fruit set this spring except the pomegranate tree. I would cry if the fruits were beaten up.

    You have been buzzing right along with your quilting. Do you pantograph or free-motion? I have a bunch of pantos for short arm frame quilting, you may have if you could use. They are a set by Golden Thimbles. Let me know ;-)

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  7. Always love to see your yard. The hail is crazy. It is 92 here. Warm for May. I always love to see how you get quilts done. Inspires me.

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